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April 13th, 2024
Several areas to face overnight water disruptions over technical issue

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Several areas in the Virgin Islands (VI) are scheduled to face overnight water disruptions due to a technical issue at the local Seven Seas Desalination Plant.

April 2nd, 2024
UPDATE: Girl who drowned @ Savannah Bay identified as Dauria Alexander

MEYERS ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Our news centre can now confirm that the girl who drowned at Savannah Bay on Virgin Gorda on March 31, 2024, is Dauria Alexander, a student of Enis Adams Primary School.

January 29th, 2024
Water could be coming to farmers @ Paraquita Bay- Smith-Berkeley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The vexing issue of water for farming continues to be a challenge for farmers who use the Paraquita Bay lands on Tortola to plant and rear livestock. However, according to information from the House of Assembly Standing Finance Committee (SFC) Report, this is expected to be addressed.

November 11th, 2023
Persons trying to rewrite history over Biwater deal – Willock

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI – Former Speaker of the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) Julian Willock who also served as the Director of the Water and Sewage Department in the Virgin Islands (VI), along as the Permanent Secretary for the local Ministry of Communications and Works said he was never involved in the negotiations or introduction of Biwater to the VI, however, supported the project.

November 3rd, 2023
Premier ‘stooped to a new low’ in Biwater blame game– Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Senior legislator Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) has accused Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) of stooping to a new low over the blame game connected to VI’s water woes, which he says has resulted in the Premier blaming his own party government for a poor contract with Biwater.

October 30th, 2023
'Main challenge' with water was created with signing of Biwater contract– Premier

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI- Long-time critic of the Biwater deal with the government of the Virgin Islands, Premier Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has blamed the signing of the controversial contract as the beginning of the challenges plaguing the Virgin Islands (VI) as it relates to water distribution today.

October 29th, 2023
RVIPF retrieves 7 packages of suspected cocaine floating near RT ferry dock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Police have reportedly retrieved several packages suspected to contain cocaine that washed into the Road Town Harbour today, Sunday, October 29, 2023.

September 30th, 2023
Plans started to transition W&SD into statutory body

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - As complaints continue about the poor water distribution across the Virgin Islands (VI), the Government has announced plans to start the transition of the Water and Sewerage Department into a statutory body.

September 21st, 2023
Petition launched over abysmal state of VG water supply

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI- An online petition has been launched over the alleged poor state of water in Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda, which according to the petition’s organizer has seen the island being plagued with water woes including foul-smelling water and lack of a reliable supply.

July 27th, 2023
High electricity use overworking BVIEC generators – Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Residents of the Virgin Islands (VI) are being called upon to reduce their use of electricity by Minister for Communications and Work, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) who announced that as a result of unprecedented high use of electricity in the territory, water woes and other electricity issues have come as a result of measures taken to reduce the load on power generators.

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